Mighty Quinn's Barbecue has updated its look to better accommodate both flow of service and its catering/takeout business. Check out this Q&A with founder Micha
If there’s one cuisine that exemplifies fast casual, it’s Mexican. There’s Chipotle, Qdoba, Salsarita’s, Baja Fresh, Freebirds and at least half a dozen more solid
Trident Holdings LLC, the largest franchisee of fast-casual seafood chain Captain D’s, acquired 8 corporate-owned stores in Mississippi and will develop 10 new units
Auburn, Ala.-based Chicken Salad Chick will open its first outpost in the Midwest, in Chesterfield, Mo., in January.
Hooters opened its first location in Zapopan, Mexico, led by franchisee Hooters de Mexico.
Growing fast-casual Chicken Salad Chick purchased 11 existing locations in Georgia from the brand's largest franchise owner, Origin Development Group.
This fast-casual deli concept redesigned its prototype to emphasize connections to communities, hospitality and elevated food.
Julian Hakim, co-owner of The Taco Stand, discusses how he and his partner Aram Baloyan brought their San Diego-based breakfast, lunch and dinner concept to the East
Indian dining experiences in the U.S. have long resided primarily on either end of a very niche spectrum: mom-and-pop curry house-style restaurants with lunch buffets and
Pokéworks signed its first master franchise agreement to take the fast-casual chain outside the U.S. and into Mexico.
San Francisco-based SAJJ Mediterranean, a fast-casual specializing in customizable Middle Eastern cuisine, has aggressive
Fast-casual chain Chicken Salad Chick opened its first location in Oklahoma, in Broken Arrow. It is the brand’s 95th
Seoul Taco, the Korean-Mexican fast-casual fusion chain, plans to open restaurants in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood and in the
Indian fast-casual chain Curry Up Now signed an expansive 20-unit franchise deal that will introduce the brand to markets
With more than 75 units, “better chicken” chain Slim Chickens has started to expand globally — with units in the U.K. and Kuwait —
St. Louis, Mo.-based fast-casual Sauce on the Side opened its first franchised location.
Indian fast-casual Curry Up Now will enter the New Jersey market courtesy of a multi-unit franchise deal.
Build-your-own poké concept Pokeatery will be opening its first East Coast location in Charlotte, N.C., inside the Epicentre shopping center, before year’s end.
The Hummus & Pita Co.opened its first franchised location in Brookfield, Conn., in August.
Donatos Pizza is planning to invest heavily in the Raleigh, N.C., market in the next several years.
This marks the chain's fourth ground-up location with its new prototype.
Boca Raton, Fla.-based I Heart Mac & Cheese, a fast-casual concept specializing in customizable, made-to-order
From concept development to brand protection, here’s how companies that made the move to fast casual tackled the challenge.
It’s a sign of the future: Birdcall is a new restaurant chain in Denver that doesn't have traditional front of house staff.
Jimboy’s Tacos plans to open seven more locations in the Sacramento, Calif., market.
Based in Plano, Texas, Zoës Kitchen is a fast-casual Mediterranean concept with about 250 locations across the country. The chain
Fast-casual Mexican chicken chain El Pollo Loco brought its new prototype to Yuba City, Calif., in January. It is the chain’s
Hurricane Grill & Wings’ fast-casual spin-off, Hurricane BTW, has opened a
Grocery store staple Barilla announced plans to open two new fast-casual restaurants in Southern California in 2017
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